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Code: EY/18/1234 Promoting Positive Behaviour in EYFS Settings (ages 0-3) (EVENT FULL)

This popular session will look at how practitioners support and promote positive behaviour, and what to do when difficulties arise. It will also look at how practitioners can develop a variety of ideas to manage behaviour creatively.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore behaviour issues that arise in their settings in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere.

 

 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 January 2019 10:00 - 13:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 3 Map

Code: EY/18/0637 Safeguarding for lead practitioners (EVENT FULL)

This course will cover the context of legislation, EYFS Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements, and the Local Safeguarding Children Board procedures:

  • key elements of a child protection policy
  • highlight changes with regard to the Front Door for Families
  • writing policy and procedures to help staff deal with the scenarios that they might face
  • consulting with stakeholders
  • communicating with parents and children
  • ensuring that workers are familiar with, and parents are aware of, the policy
    training needs in relation to the policy

The course will enable the manager and/or safeguarding lead practitioner to develop a child protection policy and to communicate appropriately with staff and parents about the issues.

Updated safeguarding requirement September 2016 - "During term time, or when the setting is in operation, the designated safeguarding lead or an appropriately trained deputy should be available during opening hours for staff to discuss safeguarding concerns."

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 January 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 3 Map

Code: EY/18/0638 Safeguarding - children in need of protection

A practitioner must be designated to take lead responsibility for safeguarding children in every setting. Childminders must take the lead responsibility themselves. The lead practitioner is responsible for liaison with local statutory children's services agencies, and with the LSCB. They must provide support, advice and guidance to any other staff on an ongoing basis, and on any specific safeguarding issue as required. The lead practitioner must attend a child protection training course that enables them to identify, understand and respond appropriately to signs of possible abuse and neglect.

 It is expected that delegates will refresh this training every three years.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 January 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/18/1256 Further Development of Support for SEN at the Foundation Stage: Cognition & Learning

These sessions aim to further develop the skills of early years providers in identifying and providing for children with SEND. Each session will provide information to aid understanding of the child’s experience and needs.There will be opportunities to share strategies to use when supporting these children. 

Course activities will include:

Presentation and handouts
Small group discussions & tasks
DVD
Case studies

There are five separate sessions and you can attend as many or as few as you feel appropriate.

This session will cover:

Supporting children with significant learning difficulties; including exploring the strengths and needs associated with specific syndromes and conditions e.g. Down Syndrome, and how these can affect children’s emotional and social development and interactions.

Strategies and resources for supporting children with significant learning difficulties.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 16 January 2019 09:15 - 15:00 Hollingbury Learning Centre Map

Code: EY/18/1219 Me and My Team

The task of a leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. Henry Kissinger

 

This supportive and thought- provoking Enable Children course considers how to motivate and lead a staff team through considering the individual strengths and challenges of different leadership styles and how best to employ them.

A variety of stimulating activities, discussions and input provides leaders with insights into their own strengths and areas for development. The course also equips leaders to build and influence staff teams and address barriers to development and change.

 

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 January 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/18/1191 Brilliant Babies

This course will show practitioners how they help babies make sense of the world around them. Your role is vital in supporting healthy brain development, as you form secure attachments and provide stimulating environments.

 

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 January 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/18/1246 Supporting Special Educational Needs in Foundation Stage Settings (EVENT FULL)

These sessions aim to:

  • enable early years providers to identify and address special educational needs in their settings
  • provide a range of strategies and approaches to further develop good inclusive practice in settings
  • clarify roles and responsibilities set out in the SEN Code of Practice

Session 1: Setting the Scene
Session 2: Providing and Managing SEN Support
Session 3: The Wider Picture: Working with Others


Who should attend?

SENCOs and managers in early years foundation stage settings. Other early education practitioners interested in developing their SEN knowledge and practice with a view to considering a SENCO role in the future. Early years foundation stage school staff.


Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 January 2019 09:15 - 13:00 Hollingbury Learning Centre Map
2 07 March 2019 09:15 - 13:00 Hollingbury Learning Centre Map
3 27 March 2019 09:15 - 13:00 Hollingbury Learning Centre Map

Code: EY/18/1196 Speech, language and communication development

This is a course for practitioners working with children aged 0-5 years in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 05 February 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall, Committee Room 1 Map

Code: EY/18/0958 Safeguarding - children in need of protection

A practitioner must be designated to take lead responsibility for safeguarding children in every setting. Childminders must take the lead responsibility themselves. The lead practitioner is responsible for liaison with local statutory children's services agencies, and with the LSCB. They must provide support, advice and guidance to any other staff on an ongoing basis, and on any specific safeguarding issue as required. The lead practitioner must attend a child protection training course that enables them to identify, understand and respond appropriately to signs of possible abuse and neglect.

 It is expected that delegates will refresh this training every three years.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 07 February 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Committee Room 2 and 3 Brighton Town Hall Map

Code: EY/18/1146 Equalities Awareness

This essential course covers an understanding of what equalities means in everyday work in childcare settings and will cover:

  • developing an understanding of the importance of equalities
  • identifying strengths in equalities practice
  • sharing top tips and information about resources
  • identifying difficulties and areas to develop in equalities practice and explore ways to improve and extend practice
  • developing an understanding of discrimination and skills and techniques to challenge it
  • looking at the use of language and current terminology
  • exploring ideas for play activities that acknowledge and promoting an understanding of diversity and affirming each child's identity
    offering initial support for developing an equal opportunities policy.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 08 February 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Brighton Town Hall - Committee Room 3 Map